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Afghanistan Mosque Attack
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55 Killed in Mosque Bombing in Afghanistan

IS-K, the Afghan regional affiliate of IS that is violently opposed to the Taliban, has carried out several bombings recently, largely in the eastern part of the country.
Kabul Bank
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Refugees may pose Pakistan’s biggest problem

The situation post-Taliban 2.0 is far from settled, making things more complex, especially when Western media reports allege that Pakistan has played a partisan role in the Taliban victory. The conditions are volatile.
Antony Blinken
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US to re-assess its relations with Pakistan

It was in this regard that Blinken confirmed before the House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee that Washington would be re-assessing its relationship with Pakistan.
Imran Khan Pakistan PM
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Opinion: Pakistan pushing communalism on the global stage

The US has disregarded the fact that Taliban and Al Qaeda were hand-in-glove in running the Afghan Emirate installed by Pakistan at Kabul in 1996 and that the Pak assurance that Al Qaeda will be made totally ineffective against the US by the Afghan Taliban looked so artificial.
Afghanistan Kabul
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Afghanistan at dangerous turning point: UN envoy

The Taliban campaign during June and July to capture rural areas has achieved significant territorial gains. From this strengthened position, they have begun to attack the large cities, she said.
Afghanistan Kabul
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Curfew Imposed in Afghanistan as Taliban Advance

"To curb violence and limit the Taliban movements a night curfew has been imposed in 31 provinces," the interior ministry said in a statement, adding that Kabul, Panjshir and Nangarhar were exempt.
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US President Joe Biden’s Afghanistan Blunder

Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wrote in 2014 that Joe Biden “has been wrong on nearly every major foreign-policy and national-security issue over the past four decades.” The hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan is set to extend that pattern.
taliban afghanistan
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Opinion: The resurgent Taliban

The world it may seem is bound to sit at the same table with Taliban, once they embrace political identity and become part of the political establishment, and this may mark a peaceful future for Afghanistan.
Airstrikes Afghanistan Taliban
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The confused US withdrawal from Afghanistan

It is quite apparent that even the US army is surprised by the sudden turn of events. The confusion in the US army is compounded by the contradictory statements emerging from the US military leadership.
Shashi Tharoor
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India Looks West by Shashi Tharoor

A hostile China and the looming US withdrawal from Afghanistan have forced India to rethink its regional strategy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has thus sought to improve relations with Pakistan and engage with the Taliban – and for now, at least, it appears to be making the right moves.
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5.8-magnitude quake hits Iran

Tehran, Jan 8 An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck Iran’s Khorasan-e Razavi province near the…